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Slain owner of skateboard shop recalled as devoted family man, patriot

When Shawn Clark enlisted in the US Marine Corps in 2001, he was moved by love of country and a sense of duty. But he also had an eye on the ­future and a longstanding dream.

An avid skateboarder, Clark wanted to open a skate shop of his own and hoped to earn the money he needed during his military service.

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